Can you believe that there are gender differences when it comes to eye health? Research has revealed that more women have eye diseases such as cataract and macular degeneration than men. Women are more at risk and have higher rate of vision loss compared to men.
Women who never had a vision problem before probably don’t give much priority over their eyes. But don’t wait until you start experiencing eye problems. Preventive care can help you keep your eyes healthy and avoid the common causes of blindness. You need to know what risks you face and ways to prevent them to preserve your vision. Here is an infographic on simple guidelines to protect your eyes from Ottawa eye optometrist, Dr. Zahiri.